Board of Trustees
Planning for tomorrow, today.
The National University Board of Trustees oversees National University and plays an integral role in shaping the quality and character of the University as well as steering its future course.
Trustees are recognized leaders in their communities and individually respected in the fields of business, education, the law, and the arts. The Board meets three times a year at National University headquarters in La Jolla, California to assess University goals and the progress toward achieving them.
Leaders and members of the Board of Trustees include:
Mr. Herbert Meistrich, Chair
President & CEO, TaylorMade Performance Labs
Ms. Ruthann Heinrich, Vice Chair
President, Nuance Wines
Mr. Richard Chisholm, Secretary
Managing Director, Education & Nonprofit Group
Wells Fargo Securities
Mr. Randy Aliment
Senior Partner, Williams Kastner, PLLC
Ms. Stacy Allison
Professional Speaker, Author
Mr. Felipe Becerra
Director of Operations/Client Development,
Creditor lustus et Remedium, LLP
Ms. Jeanne Connelly
President, Connelly Consulting
Dr. Michael Cunningham (Ex Officio)
Chancellor, National University System
President, National University
Mr. Stephen P. Cushman
President, Cush Enterprises
Mr. Gerald Czarnecki
Senior Managing Director & Executive Producer,
Ventureland Productions, LLC.
Mr. Robert Freelen
Vice President for External Affairs
Dickinson College, Retired
Ms. Cheryl Kendrick
Community, National Volunteer
Mr. W. H. Knight, Jr. (Joe)
Visiting Professor of Law, Seattle University
Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Washington School of Law
Ms. Jacqueline Townsend Konstanturos
CEO, The Townsend Team
Dr. Donald Kripke
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
School of Medicine, University of California San Diego
Ms. Jean Leonard
Educational Consultant, JM Leonard & Associates
Mr. Michael R. McGill, P.E.
President, McGill, Martin, Self, Inc.
Mr. Hiep Quach
Executive, Commerce Bank of Washington
Dr. E. Lee Rice
Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director,
Mr. Carlos Rodriguez
Public Affairs and Communications Consultant,
Rodriguez & Company
Alexander R. Shikhman, M.D., Ph.D.
Institute for Specialized Medicine
Mr. Jay Stone
Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.
Mr. Thomas Topuzes
President and CEO, Thomas Topuzes & Associates, LLC